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Trina Solar Limited, a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers, and cells to the assembly of PV modules, today announced through its subsidiary, Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Co. Ltd., the completion of a 5 megawatt solar power plant developed by Lanco Infratech Limited, one of the fastest growing business conglomerates in India. The project is one of the largest single-location solar power plants in the country and the first such for the State.
Trina Solar was the exclusive supplier of the high performance PV modules to power the solar plant located in the Indian state of Gujarat. The western Indian state of Gujarat is emerging as a hub of solar power generation due to its abundant open space, high solar radiation and keen Government support to promote Gujarat as an investment destination for solar energy.
“We are pleased to work with Lanco, one of India’s leading integrated players with considerable experience in EPC, construction and power generation,” said Ku Jun Heong, Director of Sales and Marketing (Asia Pacific) at Trina Solar. “India is one of the most promising solar growth markets, announcing its goal to achieve 22 GW of solar energy by end of 2022. We believe our partnership with Lanco will play a significant role in fulfilling India’s solar potential under the National Solar Mission.”
“We are excited to work with Trina Solar, a recognized global leader in solar PV modules, on this project,” said Mr. Sai Baba, CEO of Lanco Solar. “Leveraging our in-house expertise to establish and grow Lanco as a leader in the solar industry, we hope to strengthen our partnership with Trina Solar to provide sustainable, innovative and cost effective energy solutions.”
Trina Solar Limited is a leading manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar is one of the few PV manufacturers that have developed a vertically integrated business model from the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline ingots, wafers, and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Trina Solar’s products provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide.
Lanco Infratech Limited is one of India’s top business conglomerates and among the fastest growing. Lanco Infratech has subsidiaries and divisions across a synergistic span of verticals. LITL is the flagship company of Lanco Group, one of the fastest growing business conglomerates in India with interests in power, construction and EPC, infrastructure, and renewables. Lanco Infratech’s projects, operational and underway, are spread across India. Lanco Solar, a subsidiary of Lanco Infratech, is currently working on a large project development pipeline spanning across several countries. The company aims to commission 35 MW in Gujarat by December 2011. The company has also received LOIs for development of a 5MW solar PV project and a 100MW solar thermal project in the State of Rajasthan under the first phase of the National Solar Mission. The company undertakes project development and turnkey EPC services at this juncture, with a backward-integration plan for manufacture of polycrystalline silicon, ingots, wafers, and modules.
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